How to Make it a Summer of Kindness with your Kids!

Learn how to Make it a Summer of Kindness with your kids this year!

Disclosure: For your convenience, this post about How to Make it a Summer of Kindness with Your Kids contains affiliate links that support Me Plus 3 Today at no additional cost to you. Thanks! As the school year ends, there is often a lot of talk about the “summer slide.” This is of course referring to that percentage of knowledge children lose over the summer months. Of course, preventing this is very important. And it looks different for each grade level. With my kids going in to kindergarten and preschool, we are playing sight word games and heading to the … Continue reading

7 Young Adult Books Worth Reading Today

7 Young Adult Books Worth Reading Today! It is possible for "grown ups" to enjoy books targeted towards teens. These are just 7 examples of books you might enjoy!

For your convenience, this post of Books Worth Reading Today contains affiliate links that support Me Plus 3 Today. Thanks! One of my favorite things to do is read. And since I struggle with sleeping at night since becoming a widow, I’ve actually done quite a bit of reading the past 3 years. I’ve read some great books and some horrible books, so I decided to start sharing what I’ve been reading each month here on the blog. This way, if anyone else loves to read as much as I do, they can hopefully get some new ideas of books … Continue reading

11 Unique Gifts for Preschoolers

11 Unique Gifts for Preschoolers! My preschoolers LOVE these ideas! And I love that these gifts foster imagination, build fine motor skills, and more! Save this list for birthdays and Christmas!

[Disclosure: For your convenience, this post of Unique Gifts for Preschoolers contains affiliate links that support Me Plus 3 Today at no additional cost to you. Thanks!] We are very fortunate to be surrounded by people who are will to give my kids gifts for birthdays, Christmas, and other special occasions. As I look around the kids’ playroom, I see so many unique gifts for preschoolers. And since I’m someone who loves to shop second-hand sales, I’ve also found a lot of interesting toys that I never would have thought of if I was browsing online or at the store. … Continue reading

Beyond Recycling: 8 Easy Ideas to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

Beyond Recycling: Easy Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Lifestyle - Unique ideas to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

Disclosure: For your convenience, this post of ideas to celebrate Earth Day contains affiliate links from which I make a small commission at no additional cost to you. There are a lot of basic ideas that most of us have heard in order to celebrate Earth Day. Typically we hear about planting a tree, recycling, or carpooling. But what else can we do to really make a long-lasting impact that extends beyond Earth Day? I have been passionate about the environment since I was a kid. Even back then, TV channels like Nickelodeon and Disney were teaching kids about the importance of the … Continue reading

5 Reasons the Target REDCard Rocks!

5 Reasons the Target REDCard Rocks - www.MePlus3Today.com

The links in this post contain affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. Thanks! Have you ever walked in to a Target store with the intention of picking up a pack of diapers, and walked out with a cart full of items from the Dollar Spot, a pair of clearance shoes, face moisturizer, and curtains for your bedroom? Don’t feel bad, we’ve all been there! That is why I am so glad I have a Target REDCard! I absolutely love shopping at Target, and I finally decided to … Continue reading

The Best Blogging Tip: How to Grow Your Blog – MADM Linkup

The Best Blogging Tip: How to Grow Your Blog - After 1 year of blogging, this is by far the best tip I've learned so far!

*This post contains affiliate links from which I make a small commission. Thanks! Did you know that it’s almost my 1-year-blogiversary? My first post went up at the end of March in 2014. Over the past year I’ve learned A LOT about blogging, and of course, I still have A LOT more left to learn! But so far, the best blogging tip I’ve gotten about how to grow your blog is: Network with other bloggers!   The Best Blogging Tip: How to Grow Your Blog   That’s right, it’s as simple as that. Networking with other bloggers has helped me grow my blog from … Continue reading

To the English Teacher in the Checkout Line: Thank You! – Make a Difference Mondays Link Up

This post contains affiliate links. I may earn a small commission from purchases made via these links.  See full disclaimer here. Thank you! Have you ever had someone say something to you that turned your day around, for the good? Whether it was a complete stranger, friend, or family member, did they take the time to comment and it just made you feel absolutely awesome? Well, a couple of months ago, something like that happened to me! In order for me to get a little one-on-one time with the kids, my mom watches 2 of them, while I bring the … Continue reading

Dream of a GREEN Christmas: How to have an Eco-Friendly Holiday

Thank you BuyGreen.com for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own. The holidays are here! It’s the time of year for family gatherings, food, and presents! But along with those fun and enjoyable things, there can also be a lot of waste. After the many parties, trash cans are full of disposable dishes, product packaging, and gift wrap. And as someone who is passionate about the environment, this isn’t something I like to see. I want to share that it is still possible to have a great holiday season, while being eco-friendly at the same time! I have so … Continue reading

10 Toddler Gift Ideas They Will Love!

This post of 10 Toddler Gift Ideas They Will Love contains affiliate links, from which I may make a small commission at no additional charge to you! Thanks for the support! Has your toddler ever received a wonderful toy gift that they loved when they opened it, only to have it end up at the bottom of the toy bin, or pushed to the back of a shelf somewhere? Maybe they loved it and played with it for a day or 2 (or even just a few hours!), but the “new” factor of the gift quickly wore off. Or maybe … Continue reading

5 Ways to Teach Kids that They Can Make a Difference

Disclosure: Special thanks to I See Me! for sponsoring this post with 5 Ways to Teach Kids that They can Make a Difference. For your convenience, affiliate links are included.  If you regularly read my blog, you will probably know that I am passionate about making a difference in the world. I love to do acts of kindness and help others. I understand that it is partially due to my personality, but I also believe that it is a value that can be taught. So, I plan to pass my passion for helping others on to my kids. I want to teach … Continue reading